$52,500
Avg. Salary
$15.26
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer, Commercial with Product Photography skills in Chicago, Illinois is $15.26 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer, Commercial with Product Photography skills in Chicago, Illinois is $52,500 per year.

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Job Description for Photographer, Commercial

The job of a commercial photographer is to photograph and document images which are often used in his/her company's promotional/advertising campaigns; these photographs may also be used in magazines, editorials, billboards, television commercials, and more. Aside from taking pictures for commercial use, these photographers may also be required to manipulate these images using computer software to achieve the company's desired feel and appearance.

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Photographer, Commercial Tasks
  • Photograph designated subjects, adjusting composition, and camera settings for optimal end result.
  • Schedule photo shoots, test equipment, and interpret client requests.
  • Review photographs and select the most suitable for the client.
  • Edit and deliver photos, providing metadata and context as necessary.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Photographer, Commercial Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer, Commercial

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%